Ecumenical cooncil

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An ecumenical cooncil (or oecumenical cooncil; an aa general cooncil)[1] is a conference o ecclesiastical dignitaries an theological experts convened tae discuss an settle matters o Kirk doctrine an practice in which those entitled tae vote are convoked frae the whole warld (oikoumene) an which secures the approbation o the whole Kirk.[2]

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, "Council"
  2. "Catholic Encyclopedia".